About ASIO

ASIO's role is to identify and investigate threats to security, wherever they arise, and to provide advice to protect Australia, its people and its interests.

Find out what our organisation is about.

ASIO is Australia's national security intelligence service.

ASIO's main role is to gather information and produce intelligence that will enable it to warn the government about activities or situations that might endanger Australia's national security.

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The ASIO Act defines "security" as the protection of Australia's territorial and border integrity from serious threats, and the protection of Australia and its people from espionage, sabotage, politically motivated violence, the promotion of communal violence, attacks on Australia's defence system, and acts of foreign interference. read more

Intelligence Officer roles

Intelligence Officer

Applications for Intelligence Officer roles will be open from March 6th to April 6th 2014

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Technical Officer Graduate Program

Read more about the Business Liaison Unit

Applications for the ASIO Technical Officer Graduate Program will open on March 6th 2014.

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  • FAQs

    Answers to some of the most common questions asked of ASIO.

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  • Legislative Accountability

    We operate within a particularly stringent oversight and accountability framework.

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  • Report a Threat

    Call the National Security Hotline on 1800 123 400

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  • Work For Us

    Join our team, to help protect Australia from threats to national security.

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A message from the Director-General

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